1+ months

Resident Director

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Resident Director
Requisition Number RE22531
Working Title
Department Name 8Z445:RESIDENCE LIFE
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $31,179-49,878/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.; occasional standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs.; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and occasional job-related travel.


Days, evenings, weekends, and on call. The Resident Director lives on-site in the residence hall.

Job Summary

The main goal of Office of Residence Life is to provide a comprehensive living and learning program on campus that supports the academic mission of the University. The Resident Director takes primary responsibility for achieving this goal in an individual residence hall through supervising staff, assisting students, creating an educational environment in the hall, and communicating with partners across campus.

Major responsibilities include:
Hire and supervise undergraduate student staff.
Oversee all aspects of building administration (monitoring security equipment, maintenance reports, room assignments, payroll, and various department forms).
Implement and enforce policy (holding in-hall conduct meetings, train and implement safety and security policies and emergency procedures).
Oversee academic programming initiatives.
Provide for an environment in the residence hall that supports students academic success.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Experience in higher education or working in a residential setting
Evidence of administrative skills
Good interpersonal skills and judgment
Independence and professionalism

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or a related field.

At least one year living and working in an on-campus residence hall setting.

Deadline to Apply 04/05/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-02-25 Expires: 2020-04-26

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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